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5 things to know for the US PGA Championship
5 things to know for the US PGA Championship

By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

Rory McIlroy didn't spend much time celebrating his victory at the British Open. Then again, he didn't have a lot of time. Just 18 days after the...full story
updated 2014-08-01 11:22 PM
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5 things to know for the US PGA Championship 5 things to know for the US PGA Championship
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

Rory McIlroy didn't spend much time celebrating his victory at the British Open. Then again, he didn't have a lot of time. Just 18 days after the....Fullstory

2014-08-01 11:22 PM

US PGA Championship at a glance

Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -- Facts and figures for the US PGA Championship: Event: 96th US PGA Championship. Dates: Aug. 7-10. Site: Valhalla Golf Club. Length: 7,458 yards. Par: 35-36_71. Field: 156....Fullstory

2014-08-01 10:42 PM

USPGA the final test against the strongest field USPGA the final test against the strongest field
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

The U.S. PGA Championship might be the hardest to win of the four majors, even if it seems to play the easiest. Tiger Woods and Vijay....Fullstory

2014-08-01 10:42 PM

Thiem, Monaco reach semifinals in Kitzbuehel

Associated Press

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Dominic Thiem of Austria beat defending champion Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-4, 7-5 to reach his first career semifinal at the....Fullstory

2014-08-01 08:42 PM

Court blocks Madrid's plans to remodel Bernabeu

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish court has temporarily stopped Real Madrid's plans to remodel its Santiago Bernabeu Stadium with the club under investigation by the....Fullstory

2014-08-01 08:01 PM

Eintracht signs Switzerland striker Seferovic

Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Eintracht Frankfurt says it has signed Switzerland World Cup striker Haris Seferovic on a three-year contract from Real Sociedad. Seferovic follows Paraguary....Fullstory

2014-08-01 06:42 PM

'B' sample confirms teen weightlifter's doping
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's backup doping sample has also come back positive for banned substances. Chika Amalaha....Fullstory

2014-08-01 06:01 PM

Pakistani squash great Hashim Khan in poor health Pakistani squash great Hashim Khan in poor health
By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

AURORA, Colorado (AP) -- Hashim Khan's family really has no idea how old their father is since he never had a birth certificate. Best guess? He....Fullstory

2014-08-01 04:42 PM

Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

David Price, Jon Lester and John Lackey were among the big names changing teams in a flurry of deals on baseball's trade deadline day Thursday. With....Fullstory

2014-08-01 03:42 PM

LA hot city as Angels, Dodgers win LA hot city as Angels, Dodgers win
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Los Angeles is the hot city as the Major League Baseball season heads into August, with both the Angels and the Dodgers....Fullstory

2014-08-01 02:22 PM

US PGA Championship hole by hole

Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -- A hole-by-hole look at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the 96th U.S. PGA Championship from Thursday: No. 1, 446 yards, par 4:....Fullstory

2014-08-01 10:42 PM

US PGA Championship capsules US PGA Championship capsules
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the 96th U.S. PGA Championship, from Aug. 7-10 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. ADAM SCOTT Age: 34. Country:....Fullstory

2014-08-01 10:42 PM

Crystal Palace signs defender Brede Hangeland

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Crystal Palace has signed former Fulham captain Brede Hangeland for the new English Premier League season. The 33-year-old Norway central defender left Fulham....Fullstory

2014-08-01 09:42 PM

England wins diving gold to increase medal lead

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- England added to its burgeoning gold-medal lead at the Commonwealth Games when divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won the synchronized....Fullstory

2014-08-01 08:22 PM

At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns....Fullstory

2014-08-01 08:01 PM

Hiddink begins 2nd stint as Netherlands coach

Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Guus Hiddink vowed on his first day as the Netherlands coach to put together a team that will play attractive but practical....Fullstory

2014-08-01 06:22 PM

Russia takes in Crimean clubs, Ukraine upset

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Football clubs from the Crimea region annexed by Russia will play in the Russian leagues this season. The Russian Football Union says in....Fullstory

2014-08-01 05:22 PM

Athlete tested for Ebola at Commonwealth Games

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Commonwealth Games officials say an athlete competing at the games has been tested for the Ebola virus but the tests were....Fullstory

2014-08-01 04:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ JOHNSON OFF GOLF TOUR DUE TO "PERSONAL CHALLENGES" Dustin Johnson takes time off tour due to undisclosed "personal challenges"....Fullstory

2014-08-01 03:22 PM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a....Fullstory

2014-08-01 01:42 PM

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